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Web Resources on the Global Workforce + Workng Women
Gender and Trade (UK)
An "initiative of the Commonwealth Secretariat in partnership with Gender and Trade Initiative (GATI) and Department of International Development (DFID)", Gender and Trade is "a web based resource platform interlinking research, advocacy and action across the commonwealth countries with the objective of facilitating and promoting gender sensitive trade policies at the national, regional and multilateral levels."
Gender and Occupation: A Data-Driven Learning Guide
From the Inter University Consortium For Political and Social Research (ICPSR) and the University of Michigan. Focuses on statistical analysis of gender differences in occupation.
ILO- Resource Guide-“Gender Equality in the World of Work”
A web guide from the International Labour Organization, focusing on gender equality in the labor force.
Gender Issues: "Women, Poverty, and Economics" (UNIFEM)
A campaign and web guide by the United Nations Development Fund for Women, focused on directing macro- and micro-economic policy which prioritizes the status of women and encourages advancement.
National Domestic Workers Movement (India)
“A movement and a non-governmental organization working with domestic workers, child domestic workers and migrant workers...active in 23 states of India and work towards achieving dignity for domestic work and workers, at both a national and international level.”
WIEGO: Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
“A global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. It does so by highlighting the size, composition, characteristics, and contribution of the informal economy through improved statistics and research; by helping to strengthen member-based organizations informal workers; and by promoting policy dialogues and processes that include representatives of informal worker organizations.”
Books on Women & the Global Workforce